Atherosclerosis 101: The Basics of Heart Disease (BLA S2E2)

Atherosclerosis 101: The Basics of Heart Disease (BLA S2E2)

In this episode we talk about the physiology and pathology of atherosclerosis, and what actually causes heart disease.

In this episode we talk about the physiology and pathology of atherosclerosis, and what actually causes heart disease.

CHAPTERS:
00:00 - Introduction
01:05 - Atherosclerosis Overview
02:16 - Statistics
04:14 - Atherosclerosis Early Risk Factors
06:06 - Reverse progression and apoB size
08:28 - Arterial Structure
11:30 - Endothelial Dysfunction
15:03 - Adhesion Initiation
17:49 - Angiotensin II
19:45 - The Role of blood sugar and atherosclerosis
21:12 - The role of monocytes/lymphocytes
23:39 - The role of neutrophils
24:29 - The role of platelets
25:35 - Plaque Formation
27:40 - Stable vs unstable plaque
28:18 - Plaque Progression
29:35 - Summary/Review

Disclaimer This video is for entertainment, education, and informational purposes only. The topics  discussed should not solely be used to diagnose, treat , or prevent any condition.  The information presented here was created with an evidence based approach, but you please keep in mind that science is always changing and at the time of listening to this there may some new data that makes this information incomplete or inaccurate. Always seek the advice of your personal physician or qualified health care provider for questions regarding any medical condition.